- February 27, 2012
In the past, analytics applications typically were powered by relational databases. Now the options are more varied and less straightforward, says TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson.
- February 23, 2012
Former Splunk Inc. executive Kord Campbell talks about his new company, Loggly Inc., a cloud-based search engine for machine-generated data.
- February 15, 2012
Teradata is the overall leader among data warehouse software vendors, followed by Oracle, IBM and three others, says a Gartner Magic Quadrant report.
- February 14, 2012
A growing number of companies are adopting data warehouse appliances, mostly to supplement existing systems. But some have gone all in on appliances.
- February 13, 2012
Regulatory pressures and the need to improve data quality are forcing financial institutions to rethink their reference data management strategies.
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- February 01, 2012
A local AAA auto club serving three western states is using cloud-based data integration tools to help drive an aggressive cloud computing strategy.
- January 31, 2012
There’s no lack of choices to consider if you’re looking at a possible data virtualization deployment -- both in terms of the vendors offering tools and the potential uses for the technology.
- January 26, 2012
Informatica and IBM are the top dogs in the data virtualization software market, thanks to a strong combination of “enterprise-class” features, according to Forrester Research Inc.
- January 24, 2012
Data virtualization software has moved beyond emerging-technology growing pains, say IT pros and analysts. Now the issue is finding uses that it fits.
- January 13, 2012
Some of last year's biggest information management mess-ups could have been avoided through closer adherence to best practices, according to experts.
- January 10, 2012
Oracle and IBM are the sole product MDM “leaders,” says Gartner, which also sees some vendors starting to focus on social media data and “big data.”
- January 04, 2012
In a Q&A, database pioneer and VoltDB CTO Michael Stonebraker says that one size no longer fits all when it comes to buying database software.
- December 29, 2011
The golden age of geek movies will continue in 2012 with films like "The Avengers," "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Men in Black III."
- December 28, 2011
An enterprise data architect with medical device maker SonoSite offers up details on the newest release of DataFlux’s flagship data management software platform.
- December 22, 2011
The sprawling Tejon Ranch in California worked with IBM, Oracle and Iron Mountain to rustle up a robust database and records management system.